Bangalore Literature Festival #blrlitfest
The literary world is set to converge in the vibrant city of Bangalore once again as the renowned Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF) announces two exciting opportunities for writers and filmmakers to shine on the literary stage: LitMart and ScreenLit. Organised by the Bangalore Literature Festival, these events promise to be stepping stones for aspiring authors and filmmakers to pitch their ideas to literary agents, editors, and industry experts.
LitMart 2023: Unleash Your Literary Potential
For writers eager to see their literary dreams come to life, LitMart 2023 is the perfect platform. Aspiring authors are invited to submit a 250 – 500-word proposal or synopsis of their fiction or non-fiction work in English. The submissions will be scrutinised by a panel of experienced literary professionals, who will select ten shortlisted finalists. These finalists will not only receive invaluable feedback but will also have the exclusive opportunity to network with the literary elite during the Bangalore Literature Festival on December 2–3, 2023.
LitMart promises to be the launchpad for aspiring authors, offering them a rare chance to pitch their ideas directly to those who can make their publishing dreams a reality. Whether it’s an intriguing novel, a captivating memoir, or a groundbreaking work of non-fiction, LitMart welcomes all genres and forms of literature.
ScreenLit: Where Film Dreams Take Flight
Filmmakers, too, have a golden opportunity to make their mark at ScreenLit, an integral part of the Bangalore Literature Festival. If you have a compelling script that deserves the spotlight, don’t miss this chance. Submit a 2-3-page plot summary in English, and your script could be one of the five shortlisted finalists who will be invited to present their ideas to a panel of industry experts at the Bangalore Literature Festival.
ScreenLit aims to bridge the gap between the literary and cinematic worlds, providing a platform for talented filmmakers to showcase their storytelling prowess. Whether your script is a heartwarming drama, a gripping thriller, or a mind-bending science fiction masterpiece, ScreenLit welcomes submissions from all genres.
Both LitMart and ScreenLit epitomise the spirit of BLF, which is dedicated to fostering literary and cinematic talent while celebrating the diversity of storytelling. The events offer emerging writers and filmmakers a chance to connect with industry professionals, receive expert guidance, and take a significant step towards realising their creative ambitions.
So, if you’re a writer with a captivating story to tell or a filmmaker with a visionary script, mark your calendars for LitMart and ScreenLit. Submissions are open, and your journey to literary success awaits at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2023.
Don’t miss this opportunity to turn your literary and cinematic dreams into reality. Submit your entries today and be a part of the literary extravaganza that is LitMart and ScreenLit.
For submission details and more information about the Bangalore Literature Festival, visit https://bangaloreliteraturefestival.org/
About Bangalore Literature Festival
The Bangalore Literature Festival is an annual celebration of literature and storytelling that brings together renowned authors, thinkers, and creative minds from around the world. Since its inception, BLF has been at the forefront of promoting and nurturing literary talent while fostering a love for reading and writing in the community. The festival provides a unique platform for established and emerging writers to engage with readers, publishers, and literary enthusiasts, making it a must-attend event on the literary calendar.
The deadline for submissions is 15 October 2023.